Fisher Park

Updated January 19, 2020

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A note to Realtors and prospective home buyers about buying properties in historic districts

209 W. Bessemer Avenue
The E.S. Wills House

  • $695,000 (originally $729,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 3,486 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $199
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed October 30, 2020
  • Last sale: $230,000, July 1996
  • Note: The property includes an in-ground saltwater pool, an amenity rarely found in historic districts; freshwater spa; and koi pond.
    • E.S. Wills was the president of Wills Book & Stationery, secretary-treasurer of Matheson-Wills Real Estate Company and vice president of the Greensboro Real Estate Board. The store was at 107 S. Greene Street. It survived well into the ’90s, then located at Four Seasons mall. The company also had a store in Raleigh for many years at the North Hills Shopping Center.

1101 Virginia Street
The R.L. Thompson House
contract pending January 13, 2021

  • $570,000 (originally $650,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 2,279 square feet, 0.31 acre
  • Price/square foot: $250
  • Built in 1913
  • Listed November 24, 2020
  • Last sale: $530,000, May 2015
  • Note: One of the most remarkable houses in Fisher Park
    • From Greensboro: An Architectural Record — “Flared eaves, a pointed-arch entry underpinned by half-timbering ad brackets, flower boxes, clipped gables stuccoed walls — all lend a fanciful appearance to the Germanic revival-style house … “

605 N. Church Street
The Fisher-Carlson-Latham House
Blog post — New Listing: The Fisher-Carlson-Latham House in Fisher Park, $589,900
contract pending December 1, 2020

  • $525,000 (originally $589,900)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 3,755 square feet, 0.43 acre
  • Price/square foot: $140
  • Built in 1905
  • Listed September 18, 2020
  • Last sale: $370,000, July 2004
  • Note: The house is often referred to as the Carl Carlson House, but he was apparently the second owner. Arthur Fisher built the house and in 1913 sold it to Carlson.
    • County property records date the house to 1905. Fisher Park’s NRHP nomination has it as circa 1910-15. It first appears in the city directory in the 1912-13 edition with Fisher living there.
    • NRHP district nomination: “C. I. Carlson: topped by large shingled, cross-gambrell roof; multiple bays are recessed beneath the roof, behind a round-columned wraparound porch at the first story.”

211 E. Bessemer Avenue

  • $475,000 (originally $375,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,268 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $209
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed July 29, 2020
  • Last sale: $100,000, April 2020
  • Neighborhood: Fisher Park
  • Note: For sale by owner
    • The property was bought by an LLC in April for $100,000; three months later it was listed for sale at $375,000. The price has been increased three times since.
    • Renovations were under way when the property was listed for sale.
    • The property is in the Fisher Park Neighborhood and NRHP historic district, but is not within the local historic district. That means it’s not subject to the appearance guidelines of the local historic district.

610 Simpson Street

  • $449,000 (originally $465,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,160 square feet (per county records)
  • Price/square foot: $208
  • Built in 1916
  • Listed December 14, 2020
  • Last sale: $385,000, November 2006

305 E. Hendrix Street
The John and Helen Kleemeier House
contract pending January 4, 2021

  • $335,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,840 square feet, acre
  • Price/square foot: $182
  • Built in 1918
  • Listed December 17, 2020
  • Last sale: $240,000, June 2014
  • Note: The Kleemeiers were apparently the first owners of the house. John August Kleemeier was president of Wysong & Miles, a manufacturer of machine tools and woodworking machinery established in 1903 (still in business). Helen Kleemeier died in 1920 at the age of 35. John sold the house in 1937.
    • For 48 years, from 1955 to 2003, the house was owned by Guy and Carter Delafield. Guy was the office manager for the Lassiter Corporation, which sold cellophane products.

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202 Isabel Street
listing withdrawn November 3, 2020
relisted November 13, 2020

  • $299,000 (originally $425,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,843 square feet (per county records)
  • Price/square foot: $162
  • Built in 1920
  • Listed September 24, 2019
  • Last sale: 1968, price not available in online records
  • Neighborhood: Fisher Park
  • Note: Asbestos siding
    • Previously a rental, the house has been renovated since it was listed for sale in 2019.

321 E. Hendrix Street
listing withdrawn January 13, 2021

  • $259,900 (originally $282,500)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,372 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $189
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed September 4, 2020
  • Last sale: $90,000, May 2004
  • Note: For sale by owner
    • Rental property